Is the customer always right? Nope. In fact, most of the time they are wrong. So, why do sales staff continue to believe the customer is right? This goes on at every recruiting company, and I see it most with either inexperienced sales staff (obvious) or sales staff that have come from different industries. The problem usually is the fear that telling a client "no", that terrible two letter combination, will result in a bad relationship. I have never, and will repeat the word NEVER,…Continue
I've been getting some interesting intelligence as a recruiting professional engaged in a full-fledged job search for the first time in over 10 years. I liken it to the show Undercover Boss, as I'm experiencing many eye-opening…Continue
Rather than bury this in a serious discussion thread on Katie's Dear John post i thought it might be kind of fun to make it a response to her Dear John letter. Please understand it's for fun...sort of.
Thank you so much for your letter. It is at least nice to know that you are well and something bad had not happened to you. I respect your position and your budget constraints. Actually the reason for my call was three fold. I really wanted to discuss all…Continue
Apparently certain employers discriminate in their hiring practices. According to a recent report in the National Employment Law Project, or NELP, their survey of Cragi's Lit reveals that no hire policies are routine. According to their Press Release, NELP posted the following--
"The new report highlights the widespread and illegal use of blanket no-hire policies by providing…Continue
Does NO really mean NO? The simple art of getting to YES!
How do you feel when a potential customer, client, or recruit says “NO” to you? Is it what you expect? Often times it is exactly what we expect to hear. Why is this? Maybe it is because many recruiters, hiring managers, and sales people have been conditioned to believe that they have to get a lot of No’s before they get to a Yes? The process of trying to break down the prospect to get to a yes is not a good sales or hiring…Continue
Added by Careers In Holland on February 5, 2009 at 6:36am — No Comments
So has everyone made their New Years Resolution? I'm still trying to think of what mine should be LOL there's sooo many. I would love to say I will lose weight this year it would sure be nice to know what skinny feels like again lol, then I could also say I want to be a better wife and mom not sure how to go about this lol so I'm sure I'll just be the same in 2009 lol I hope I'm good enough.
Added by Nataliescents on January 8, 2009 at 9:33pm — No Comments